Previous  Next
Mercury-Atlas 9
Astronaut Gordon Cooper assisted into his Mercury Spacecraft

Astronaut L. Gordon Cooper Jr., pilot of the Mercury-Atlas 9 (MA-9) earth-orbital space mission, is assisted into his "Faith 7" Mercury Spacecraft during the prelaunch countdown. MA-9 was launched on May 15, 1963, and the flight lasted for 34 hours and 20 minutes.

Catalog Date: 15 May 1963
Film Type: 35mm
NASA image: S63-07521

Please support this web site:
Cafe Press Apollo Explorer Store Apollo Explorer Bookstore Make a donation